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Giesey, Ralph E.


Ralph Giesey is a Professor Emeritus in History at the University of Iowa. He is a noted scholar of medieval and early modern French legal and social history. Among Giesey's works are "Le rôle méconnu de la loi salique: La succession royale, XIVe-XVI e siècles" (2007), "The Royal Funerary Ceremony in Renaissance France"(1960), "Rulership in France, 15th-17th centuries" (2004), "Le roi ne meurt jamais : les obsèques royales dans la France de la Renaissance" (1987), "If not, not : the oath of the Aragonese and the legendary laws of Sobrarbe" (1968), and "The juristic basis of dynastic right to the French throne" (1961).


Author: Jeremy Brett

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Ralph E. Giesey Papers

Identifier: RG99.0095
Abstract Includes Hotomanni's Francogallia (originally the only existing portion of the collection.) Donated to the collection in September 2008 are the research files for Giesey's extensive and decades-long Projet Fox, a study of medieval and early modern French.
Dates: 1944-1987